blimp shenandoah 1924

blimp Amundsen


blimp usa

blimp zr11

dirigible pasadena

german balloon burning

german balloon 2


Count von Zepplin  is on the right .


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2 responses to “airships

  1. Until I looked up the airship on fire, I hadn’t realized how many accidents there were with the hydrogen version.

    • Very dangerous , yes .
      Where the Santa Anita racetrack is now , the Army had a balloon facility during and after WWI , not blimps , but huge observation balloons . Now that you’ve commented , I will have to find out what gas they used .

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